Guins Win Consolation Singles, Doubles at CSUN Fall Invitational

Imaan Hassim
Imaan Hassim

Northridge, Calif. - Youngstown State's Imaan Hassim won the Singles Black Consolation championship while Hassim and Sofia Macias teamed up to win the Doubles Red Consolation title at the three-day CSUN Fall Invitational which concluded on Sunday afternoon.

After dropping their first match of the tournament, Hassim and Macias picked up wins over Cal State LA (6-4), UC-Irvine (6-2) and Westmont (6-3) to earn the top doubles consolation title. In the title match, Hassim and Macias defeated Westmont's Isabel Lee and Peyton Trebisky.

Also having success in doubles play was Noelly Longi Nsimba and Tamara Teufl won a pair of matches as well. Cassandra Moraleja and Lucia Zagar won their opening doubles contest against UC-Riverside before dropping a match to Cal State Fullerton. 

In singles play, Hassim lost her opening match before reeling off three wins to earn the consolation title in the Black bracket. Hassim beat UC-Irvine's Flora Amiri 6-3, 6-2, defeated Azuza Pacific's April Wong 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 before rallying to defeat Cal State LA's Amanda Schneider 3-6, 6-3, 6-0 to claim the bracket win.

Nsimba advanced to the Singles Red Consolation title match eventually falling to Skyla Alcon of Cal State Northridge. After dropping a tough three-set opening match, Nsimba won 6-4, 6-4 against UCR's Karla Dulay and beat Sacramento State's Sofia Gulnova 6-2, 6-4. Macias picked up two consolation wins as well in the Singles Red bracket.